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7.15.20 - Episode 4 (Part Two) - Cultivating Change with Jail To Jobs Executive Chef Saulo Cooper

Episode 4 (Part Two) – Cultivating Change with Jail To Jobs Executive Chef Saulo Cooper

Listen to PART TWO of this amazing conversation with Jail to Jobs Executive Chef Saulo Cooper on another episode of Freshly Baked with TMC. Tune in to learn how Saulo got started working in the culinary field and get further insight into how the amazing Jail To Jobs program is making a difference for youthful offenders within the Austin, Texas community. To learn more about Jail to Jobs and their mission, visit their website at  www.jailtojobs.com and find out how you can get involved with this life-changing organization.

7.10.20 - Episode 4 (Part One) - Cultivating Change with Jail To Jobs Executive Chef Saulo Cooper

Episode 4 (Part One) – Cultivating Change with Jail To Jobs Executive Chef Saulo Cooper Jail to Jobs Executive Chef, Saulo Cooper, joins the Freshly Baked with TMC podcast for a truly inspiring and empowering conversation about making a difference in your community and cultivating change to the status quo through mentorship, dedication, and yes, food! In part 1 of this two-part episode, Erik and Chad get insight into Saulo’s background and how he rose above a troubled past to carve out a terrific culinary career. We also learn all about the incredible organization he works for, Jail to Jobs, which provides a support system that actively seeks out youthful offenders in order to help them succeed and gain employment. Through his culinary program, Saulo not only offers his students the culinary skills needed to advance their careers, but he also provides them with mentorship and wisdom because he was once in their shoes. Tune in and check out the Jail to Jobs website below to see how you can donate, partner, or even volunteer with this incredible program.

6.12.20 - Episode 3 - Foodservice Designs and the Impacts They'll Have in the Age of COVID-19 with Special Guest Ken Schwartz

Episode 3 – Foodservice Designs and the Impacts They’ll Have in the Age of COVID-19 with Special Guest Ken Schwartz Chad & Erik had the pleasure of chatting with Founder, President, and CEO of SSA Foodservice Design & Consulting, Ken Schwartz, on this brand new episode of Freshly Baked with TMC. Ken, who has been tightly connected with the foodservice industry for essentially all his life, has run his global hospitality design company and consulting firm for over 30 years, partnering with some of the top names in the industry. In this episode, Ken discusses the challenges operations like restaurants have as they begin to reopen, and he explores solutions that will help foodservice businesses deal with the serious impact left by COVID-19.

5.29.20 - Episode 2 - Leadership and Company Culture with Special Guest Rudy Miick

Episode 2 – Leadership and Company Culture with Special Guest Rudy Miick President and founder of The Miick Companies, Rudy Miick joins the TMC crew as the first guest to appear on the podcast! With well over 30 years of experience lending his expertise to nearly 1,800 clients across eight different industries and three continents, Rudy shares his wisdom on leadership, business development, and company culture. Erik and Chad grab some insight from Rudy on things the foodservice community must focus on amid re-opening post-COVID, and we learn a few nuggets about the Boulder, CO native on the new weekly segment Bakers Dozen. 

5.22.20 - Episode 1 - Welcome to the Freshly Baked with TMC Podcast

Episode 1 – Welcome to the Freshly Baked with TMC Podcast On the podcast premiere of Freshly Baked with TMC, co-hosts Erik MacPherson and Chad Stamm give a preview of what’s to come on this new podcast adventure. The duo discusses what their current experiences have been like dealing with the effects of COVID-19, the impact it has had on the restaurant and foodservice industry, as well as giving us a rundown of what to expect on upcoming episodes.

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Erik MacPherson
Executive Director/Founder
TMC Digital Media

Chad Stamm
Partner/Executive Creative Director
TMC Digital Media

Podcast Guests

Rudy Miick
President/Founder
The Miick Companies, LLC

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Ken Schwartz
Founder/President/CEO
SSA Foodservice Design & Consulting

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Saulo Cooper
Executive Chef
Jail To Jobs

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